Skin Cancer : Prevention, Treatment & Care


  Prevention & Care


Skin Cancer Treatment, Prevention & Care

Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma
Learn about Surgical Excision, Mohs Surgery, Chemotherapy, Cryosurgery, and EDC (Electrodessication and Curettage) as treatment options for BCC.

Prevention and Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Sun damage, especially if chronic as part of a lifestyle, is the most important environmental factor for preventing SCC. Use sunscreens with broad spectrum protection, with an SPF of 15 or higher on a regular basis...

Prevention and Treatment of Malignant Melanoma
Sun damage is the most important environmental factor for preventing malignant melanoma. In particular, serious sunburns, or other extreme exposure to the sun is considered to be a serious risk factor later in life...

Melanoma: Self-examination
Self-examination is the most common way to identify skin cancer. While most of us are not qualified to diagnose skin cancer properly, we, the patient know our body the best, and are in a position to identify any...

A-B-C-D-E of Melanoma
The challenge is to identify melanoma growths at an early stage, before they progress and become dangerous. Called the ABCDEs of melanoma, these acronyms will help you identify...

Choosing the right sunscreen
Sun protection is one of the most important ways to prevent skin cancer from occurring in the first place. The most important step that you can take to reduce your exposure to sun damage is to regularly use a good sunscreen...

Try our Sunscreen Selector
Choose the right sunscreen based on SPF, broad-spectrum and other options as well as your personal preferences.

Skin Cancer Risk Assessment Test
Even though the test will not tell you whether you will or will not develop skin cancer, it is intended to provide you with a rough guideline of your susceptibility to it. You can print your risk assessment results after you are done.

Sun Protection Quiz
How well do you know the sun? Take this quiz on sun protection and skin cancer, and test your knowledge.

Skin Cancer Prevention and Care Tips
Know if you are in a high risk category. Risk factors include pale white skin that does not tan, organ transplant or other reason for a suppressed immune system, ill health, accumulated sun damage, family or personal history of...

Dealing with a Skin Cancer Diagnosis
A skin cancer diagnosis can be truly frightening. This section lists FAQ for those who have been diagnosed with skin cancer.

Social and Emotional Support: Q & A
I agree with you that the abundance of available information can be overwhelming at times. Arming yourself with knowledge on the other hand, can also give you comfort and perspective...

Why Actinic Keratosis should be Treated
Due to actinic keratosis being associated with skin cancer, many are rightly concerned about treating actinic keratosis swiftly and properly. This concern may be the reason that you are reading this page right now...

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